Spill Your Guts: Poems in Time of Political Upheaval

Spill Your Guts: Write Poems in This Time of Political Upheaval

Poetry and Pizza

Wednesday evening, April 4 2018, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Ashfield Congregational Church, 429 Main Street, Ashfield, MA

If you have never written a poem, now is the time to write one.

Come together, not to write letters and emails, but to put yourself onto paper. Anger, frustration, humor, disbelief, belief… spill it all out.  Why?

“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” – Oprah

Alice Barrett will lead the session. She has written some of the worst poems in history, so she will be not be judging anyone’s writing. She has also written some good ones, so she can be of help.

For inspiration try:

Before The Vote After a book of poems by Jane Yolen

Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now edited by Amit Majmudar; and

http://newversenews.blogspot.com which publishes poems about the news.

ONE QUESTION FOR SOMEONE WHO OWNS GUNS

by Sister Lou Ella Hickman

what        and       who

would you be

if tomorrow

all   guns      vanished

like     children   who   died    in schools

from http://newversenews.blogspot.com

RSVP: alice.barrett1@gmail.com

Sponsored by Ashfield UCC Missions and Social Justice Committee

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